Education-Reform

The latest articles and information surrounding the education reform movement you need to know.

Reports

Roles Delivering Arts Education-SEADAE 6-12 (6.51 MB)
State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE) released its white paper outlining the roles and responsibilities certified arts educators, certified non-arts educators and providers of supplemental arts instruction play in providing a quality, sequential arts education for America's K-12 students.

Arts Education: Preparing Students for the Workplace (43.63 kB)
This document provides a snapshot of key findings from the study Ready to Innovate (see full study below) conducted by Americans for the Arts and the Conference Board, and indicates that business and school leaders see the arts as key to preparing students to be creative workers for the global marketplace.

Ready to Innovate: Are Educators and Executives Aligned on the Creative Readiness of the U.S. Workforce (628.94 kB)
Americans for the Arts and the Conference Board, in partnership with the American Association of School Administrators, surveyed public school superintendents and American business executives to identify and compare their views on creativity and innovation. The results proved that creativity is increasingly important in the workplace yet there is a gap when looking at the needs and hiring practices of companies.

Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning Americas Future Through Creative Schools - Summary (346.88 kB)
Arts Education Summary Report Created by the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities. Washington DC, May 2011

Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning Americas Future Through Creative Schools - Full Report (1.69 MB)
Arts Education Full Report created by the President's Committee on Arts and Humanities.    Washington DC, May 2011<aclass="doclink"href="index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=31&itemid=41">

Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Letter to Schools and Community Leaders, 2009 (379.66 kB)

Brochures

Involving Parents and Schools in Arts Education Are We There Yet? (1.91 MB)
Parents and the school team up to promote arts education. This 44 page brochure encourages parent participation by creating opportunities and resources that enable parents to share in their children's arts education. Created by the Oakland Garden School PS203Q and The Center for Arts Education.

Articles

STEM + Arts = Innovation (107.46 kB)
Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick. A perspective that includes Arts in the education equation.